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Wilpon lawyers off to court Friday

Updated: August 19, 2011, 10:51 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

Three days after a federal appeals court ruling dealt a blow to New York Mets principal owner Fred Wilpon and his family, the Wilpons' attorneys will be in Federal District Court in Manhattan on Friday afternoon, hoping to have at least part of the $1 billion-plus lawsuit against them tossed.

Judge Jed S. Rakoff may rule on the Wilpons' motion for the case to be dismissed, or for a summary judgment in their favor, although experts say a unanimous three-judge ruling Tuesday by the United ...

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